• Theodore Trouard, Ph.D.

    Biomedical Engineering, University of Arizona Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology Dr. Trouard’s research focuses on the development and application of novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technologies to a number of biomedical problems including Alzheimer’s disease, Neimann-Pick Type C disease and cancer. A major emphasis of these efforts has been the development of high-resolution […]

  • Jon Valla, Ph.D.

    Jon Valla Ph.D. Neuroscientist, Barrow Neurological Institute Neuroscientist; Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, Midwestern University, Glendale Dr. Valla received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Texas at Austin and joined the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium to apply functional markers of brain regional energy metabolism to the emerging murine models of Alzheimer’s disease at the Harrington Research […]

  • Brian Verrelli, Ph.D.

    Brian Verrelli Ph.D. Genomics, Arizona State University Researcher, The Biodesign Institute at ASU Center for Evolutionary Functional Genomics Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences Verrelli is examining genes involved in neurotransmitter regulation that have been associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Office: (480)965-0398 Email:

  • Douglas Walker, Ph.D.

    Douglas Walker Ph.D. Research Professor, Arizona State University Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center Senior Scientist, Laboratory of Neuroinflammation   Dr. Walker’s research interests have included the role of microglia, the brain resident macrophages, in inflammatory processes in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Parkinson’s disease (PD) brains. Dr. Walker and colleagues have developed methods to isolate microglia from elderly […]

  • Stephen G West, Ph.D.

    Stephen G West Ph.D. Psychology, Arizona State University Professor, Department of Psychology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Stephen G. West is currently Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University (ASU). He also served for 15 years as co-principal investigator of the National Institute of Mental Health funded Preventive Intervention Research Center at ASU. He […]

  • Bryan K Woodruff, M.D.

    Bryan K Woodruff M.D. Neurology Mayo Clinic Instructor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Dr. Woodruff maintains a clinical practice with an emphasis on memory and other cognitive disorders. Practicing at the Mayo Clinic affords him the opportunity to see a diverse population of patients with cognitive disorders ranging from common conditions such as […]

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